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IRS Tax Credit of Up to $5,000 Toward Website Accessibility Costs
Did you know that the IRS will provide eligble small businesses with a tax credit of up to $5,000 to make their websites accessible and in compliance with the American’s with Disabilties Act (the “ADA”)?
Are Businesses With Less Than 15 Employees Required to Have ADA Compliant Websites? Yes.
Title III of the ADA requires all non-exempt businesses that have publically facing physical locations, regardless of their size, to have websites that are accessible to people with disabilities.
Lawsuits Rise Against Companies Using Overlay Solutions Like AccessiBe and UserWay
Widgets and overlays such as AccessiBe and UserWay mask, but do not fix the underlying accessibility issues, are harmful to the very people they purport to assist and can’t protect you from lawsuits.
DIY Website Builders (Wix, Squarespace, Shopify, GoDaddy, Weebly, etc.) CANNOT Produce ADA Compliant Websites
You Can’t Fix What You Can’t Access. Independant testing is clear, DIY website builders cannot provide ADA compliant accessibility as their core website code is not capable of being modified by their customers to achieve WCAG/ADA compliance.
The Business Case for Building a Handicap Accessible / ADA Compliant Website
Having an Accessible Website is Good For Business. Having an accessibile website can result in a competitive advantage as more disabled users come online every day. These users will favor and promote the websites and businesses that are accessible to them.
Website Accessibility Lawsuits – A Dramatic Rise
Having an accessible website is not only good for the community but can help your business avoid accessibility law suits. Even if you aren’t looking for a larger audience for your website, don’t want to boost your SEO or improve your website’s usability, you need an accessible website to comply with the law.
Why You Should Care About Website Accessibility
So why should you care about website accessibility? Because leaving disabled people behind and denying them access to all of the utility and wonder of the Internet is just plain wrong. It’s wrong as a matter of principle, it’s wrong as a neighbor, it’s wrong for your business and it’s against the law.
Why choose us?
Because of our commitment to provide you with the best ADA compliant website in your business sector, giving you substantial competitive advantage over your competition in the Adirondack region ~ and beyond.
We combine an unmatched depth of experience, compelling designs and technical expertise to produce results that will not only make your business look great but can get you the customers you need to grow.